The Leaf Detective Mentor Text Digital & Print Unit


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The Leaf Detective: How Margaret Lowman Uncovered Secrets in the Rainforest by Heather Lang is a biography that reveals how Margaret Lowman investigated the undiscovered world of the rainforest treetops.

This book is part of the BONUS UNIT (added April 2022) in the Yearlong Mentor Text Curriculum Bundle: Volume 1 for Grades 3-5Please do not purchase if you own Volume 1 Yearlong Curriculum Bundle (which includes the mentor sentences, interactive activities, reading activities, writing prompts, and vocabulary lessons).


In this pack, you will receive:

★a mentor sentence lesson for the book

★an interactive notebook activity to review/teach figurative language

★eight reading ideas suggested with three activities provided: making inferences, identifying personification, and identifying problems and solutions

★one writing idea suggested with a writing prompt given

★contextual vocabulary activities

★ Activities are also provided as links to Google Slides for Digital Learning! ★


Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please use the ‘additional license’ purchase if more than one teacher will be using it. Thank you!

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